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Journal-isms in the Media

Journal-isms in the Media

Richard’s column also appears on TheRoot.com.
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Journal-isms in the Media

Journal-isms in the Media

For 13 years, Richard Prince has authored the three-times-a-week online column “Journal-isms”‘ to show how journalism shapes, or is shaped by, diversity.
Latest entries
A Future Without People of Color in Mind

A Future Without People of Color in Mind

Time to recast world of decision-making machines; attention to diversity one remedy for lack of trust; NRA drops race card in mass-shooting debate; writer felt like 'that red-lipped lawn jockey'; Polk Awards flag corruption, immigrant abuse; Kent State to honor Bhatia, Shelton for diversity; NABJ to take Facebook scholarship money after all; journalists help...
Roy Hobbs, Anchor Who Battled Demons, Dies at 64

Roy Hobbs, Anchor Who Battled Demons, Dies at 64

'Been through SO much, yet . . . still here fighting' (2/18/18); Fla. killer not in white power group after all; modern-day redlining found in 61 metro areas; AP's Holland shares in 'Black Panther' phenomenon; FCC watchdog investigates chairman's Sinclair ties; NBC insists on own pronunciation of 'Pyeongchang'; UNC’s invitation to Tucker Carlson draws scorn;...
Fla. Killer Not in White Power Group After All

Fla. Killer Not in White Power Group After All

How supremacist trolls spread rumor to media; modern-day redlining found in 61 metro areas; AP's Holland shares in 'Black Panther' phenomenon; FCC watchdog investigates chairman's Sinclair ties; NBC insists on own pronunciation of 'Pyeongchang'; UNC’s invitation to Tucker Carlson draws scorn; Laura Ingraham to LeBron: ‘Shut up and dribble’; columnist says Black History Month has failed;...
Lerone Bennett, Ebony Editor, Historian, Dies

Lerone Bennett, Ebony Editor, Historian, Dies

One of 20th century's most influential journalists; N.Y. Times’ conservative hire out in half a day; Ethiopian journalist freed after 7 years in prison; sensitivity training to follow advertiser backlash; a losing effort to ‘keep America white’; NAHJ to meet with editor over cartoon; Monica Richardson gets expanded duties at AJC; critics weigh in on...